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Latest news and stories from CARE's work in the field

Latest news and stories from CARE's work in the field

Jul 29

Bosnia: The power of women

By CARE Australia July 29, 2015 0 comments
Bosnian sisters Safeta and Efita want to empower other women.

Bosnian sisters Safeta and Efita want to help empower other women in their community. © Tom Ruebenach/CARE

In the face of adversity – including conflict in their homeland, being widowed and natural disaster – Bosnian sisters Safeta and Efita have remained courageous as well as steadfast in their determination to help others.

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Jun 8

Girls My Age Should be Wearing School Uniforms, Not Wedding Dresses

By CARE Australia June 8, 2015 0 comments

When Aya* reached the refugee camp, she thought that her life had come to an end. But what she found was the passion and challenge of her life.

Young female Syrian refugees are fighting against child marriage and advocating for education instead. One such advocate spoke with CARE’s Johanna Mitscherlich.

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Mar 7

Walk In Her Shoes this International Women’s Day

By CARE Australia March 7, 2014 0 comments

International Women’s Day, March 8, is a day to reflect upon the progress made by women in the struggle for equality, peace and development; to celebrate the contributions of women and to call for further change. Despite all the gains made for women’s rights around the world, women and girls…

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Jan 14

Ethiopia: Clean water and money begin to flow

By CARE Australia January 14, 2014 2 comments
Beletech

Beletech is chairperson of her village's Water, Sanitation and Hygiene Committee. Despite their name, the group does much more than just improve access to clean water and sanitation in their community. ©Josh Estey/CARE

CARE water and hygiene projects in Ethiopia are bringing new opportunities to remote villages.

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